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Shaky Bridges Between Russia, Turkey and the EU

... Khabarovsk, Alexey Navalny’s poisoning, protests in Belarus, revived conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, political crisis in Kyrgyzstan: Russia is facing a number of challenges internally and in its immediate neighbourhood. Andrey Kortunov , Director of the Russian ... ... Affairs Council (RIAC), shares his analysis of President Putin’s situation amid these crises, and of Russia’s relations with Turkey and the EU. What does Vladimir Putin's current situation look like, amid the different crises Russia is facing at home ...


Possible International “Package Solution” Formats on the Balkans Issue

... considerations. Some of the Lucrative “Multilateral Format” Scenarios 1. Regardless of the resolution of the post-Yugoslav heritage problems, formation of a permanent "Balkan Council" is a top priority. It would include representatives of Russia, the US, Great Britain, Turkey, France, Italy, Slovenia and Germany as international observers, with mediation on the part of the EU and the UN, and also envoys of all the Western Balkan countries. The logical way to give life to this format is to reframe and accelerate the work of ...


Turkey vs. the EU: Still arguing? Russians Are Coming…

The negative dynamic of relations between Turkey and the West has left Ankara searching for a new foothold, and Russia has come to fill that role Today’s international agenda looks more and more like popular battles, in which the most ... ... place. Moreover, the 2017 referendum demonstrated that the overwhelming majority of ethnic Turks support Recep Erdogan. Italy, France and Spain are largely guided by economic considerations and the Realpolitik concept. At the same time, “junior” EU ...


Nuclear geopolitics. Shifting sands along Africa’s Uranium Road

... communities, including those who generally oppose each other, there is a common, unwritten rule that the best security is quiet, silent. You don’t see it, feel it or hear it. This view was confirmed recently by Sergey Ivanov, chief of staff for Russian Federation president Vladimir Putin, responding to questions from the international online media platform “RT.” France is an example and it is using nuclear diplomacy to increase its global footprint. France derives around 87 percent of its electricity from nuclear generated power. You don’t hear much about it. Uranium- a retro cold war diplomacy with a ...


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